Are vegetarians better for the environment?

Are Vegetarians Better for the Environment?
Are Vegetarians Better for the Environment?

There are a lot of reasons individuals elect to be vegetarian. Some vegetarians just love animals while others elect to do it for an environmental impact. But is being a vegetarian actually beneficial for the environment?

A substantial amount of energy and resources goes into processing meat and dairy. The fermentation from animals like cow, goats, and sheep poses another problem. Fermentation releases methane, a gas that has 20 times the heat trapping ability of carbon.

Fellow vegetarian Anthony Carboni investigates and what he finds might surprise you.

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